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Fwd: Books and News from the O'Reilly User Group Program--Sept

From: Meghan
Sent on: Friday, September 23, 2011 12:07 PM
Some good discounts in here if you are interested!

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From: Marsee Henon & Jon Johns <[address removed]>
Date: Fri, Sep 23, 2011 at 11:02 AM
Subject: Books and News from the O'Reilly User Group Program--Sept
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O'Reilly.comUser Group Newsletter

Sep 2011 Issue

New Releases:

Big Data Now: Current Perspectives from O'Reilly Radar

By Jonathan Alexander

Coding Faster: Getting More Productive with Microsoft Visual Studio
By Sara Ford, Zain Naboulsi

Creating HTML5 Animations with Flash and Wallaby
By Ian McLean

Developing Enterprise iOS Applications

Developing iOS Applications with Flex 4.5
By Rich Tretola

Getting Started with Arduino, Second Edition
By Massimo Banzi

HBase: The Definitive Guide
By Lars George

Head First C

HTML5 Cookbook

More New Releases >>

Hi there,

Please welcome Rachel Roumeliotis--O'Reilly's newest editor. She's an experienced technical publishing professional based in our Cambridge, MA office. She'll be getting to know the Microsoft community. Look for Rachel on our new Microsoft Technologies sub-group on LinkedIn or at the SharePoint Conference in Anaheim, CA.

The Strata 2012 call for conference speakers is now open. If you have a compelling big data story to tell, we invite you to submit a proposal (or two) on any of the following topics:

  • Data: Hadoop ecosystem, real-time data processing and analytics, crowdsourcing, data acquisition and cleaning, data distribution and markets, data science best practices, predictive analytics, machine learning, data security
  • Business: From research to product, data protection, privacy and policy, becoming a data-driven organization, training, recruitment, management for data, the changing role of business intelligence
  • Interfaces: Visualization and design principles, mobile strategy, applications and futures, augmented reality and immersive interfaces, dashboards, sensors, mobile and wireless, physical interfaces and robotics

For more info or to submit your talk go to

The 10th annual Southern California Linux Expo (SCALE 10x) is accepting proposals until Nov 17 in the following areas:

  • system administration
  • kernel developer
  • application developer
  • cloud/virtualization
  • general open source/free software advocacy and technical content

In September 2001, Safari Books Online began supplying digital book content over the Internet long before digital reading was sexy and in demand. At the start, the on-demand digital library service offered subscriber access via the PC to a few hundred titles from O'Reilly Media and Pearson. Ten years later, their digital library has more than 17,000 books, videos, and interactive learning tools that can be accessed on tablets, computers, and any mobile device with a browser. Congrats Safari!

To celebrate, they're offering the following:

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Here are just a few of the free O'Reilly webcasts happening soon:

For the complete list, go to


----Marsee Henon and Jon Johns

P.S. Want to hang out? Here's a list of the places the UG team will be. If you're attending or live in the area and have time to get together, please let us know.

UG Discounts

Special Discount for the X.commerce Innovate Developer Conference in San Francisco next month.

Technology is changing the way people shop and driving the on- and off-line commerce market to $8T by 2013. Enter the new X.commerce; an end-to-end commerce platform backed by eBay, PayPal, and Magento, and enhanced by a rich ecosystem of developers and partners. Be there for the X.commerce Innovate Developer Conference on Oct 12-13 at Moscone West in San Francisco to learn more and:

  • Be among the first to experience the unveiling of the X.commerce platform
  • Find creative ways to grow your business and enhance business operations through innovation
  • Meet fellow innovators and industry leaders

Benefit from a technical sessions, game zone activities, and general sessions that include keynote speakers, such as:

  • Katie Burke Mitic, Technology Executive, Facebook
  • John Donahoe, President and CEO, eBay, Inc.
  • Blake Mycoskie, founder of TOMS Shoes

Use code OREILLYUSERS and save $100 off registration pricing at

O'Reilly Android Open Conference Oct 9-11, 2011
San Francisco, CA
Get 20% off any pass with code an11ug

Web 2.0 Expo NY Conference Oct 10-13, 2011
New York, NY
Get 20% off registration with code WEBNY11USRG

Buy 1 Ebook, Get 1 Free:
Go to and use discount code DSUG2
When you buy ebooks through you get lifetime access to the book, and whenever possible we provide it to you in five DRM-free file formats--PDF, ePub, Kindle compatible .mobi, DAISY, and Android APK--to use on the devices of your choice. Our ebook files are fully searchable and you can cut, paste, and print them. We also alert you when we've updated the files with corrections and additions.

Last Chance--O'Reilly School of Technology Courses: UG Members Receive a 30% Discount.
To redeem, use Promotion Code ORALL1 good for a 30% discount, in Step #2 of the enrollment process. Each course comes with a free O'Reilly book and a 7-day money-back guarantee. For the full list of courses, go to

UG leaders only--Put Up a Banner; Get a Free Book

We're looking for user groups to display our discount banners on your websites. If you send us your group's site with one or more banners posted, we'll send you the O'Reilly book(s) of your choice. Choose from the following list of banners:

Upcoming Event

Lesa Snider

Lesa Snider at Mac Computer Expo (MCE)
When: Oct 1, 2011
Where: Petaluma Community Center Petaluma
Author Lesa Snider (Photoshop CS5: The Missing Manual and iPhoto '11: The Missing Manual) presents "Image Editor Smackdown: iPhoto '11 vs. Photoshop Elements" during Mac Computer Expo.

More Upcoming Events >>

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